The MSc Development and Rural Innovation is a two-year social sciences programme designed especially for students with a technical, life sciences or relevant management background and an interest in international development. You will learn to understand social aspects of transformation and deal with knowledge processes in dynamic contexts worldwide.
What makes the master's Development and Rural Innovation unique?
- A unique social sciences programme open to students with a background in technical sciences or life sciences.
- Focuses on development themes like climate change, inequality, poverty, sustainable agriculture, migration, food security, disaster management and natural resources.
- Prepares you to become an international professional who can build bridges between various disciplines.
Study programme of Development and Rural Innovation
On the Programme of Development and Rural Innovation page you can find the general outline of the programme and more detailed information about courses, theses and internships. To know for sure if this programme meets your ambitions, you can compare Development and Rural Innovation to other master's programmes.
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Application and admission
Interested in taking part in the programme of Development and Rural Innovation? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures.
Did you do a bachelor in the social sciences or economics? The MSc Development and Rural Innovation has a sister programme which is probably a better match for you: Master's International Development Studies.
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